📣 Calling all OTs & physiotherapists in Australia! 📣
Education doesn't stop because of COVID-19. 👩🏻🏫
**Note: to everyone who RSVP'd to the Sunshine Coast + Melbourne events, you are still signed up and will be sent the link closer to the date.
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SPEAKERS ON THE DAY
How to get involved in Wheelchair Rugby and how it feels to win GOLD for AUS!
Nathan Tessman - Musician & North Brisbane Jets player
Journey to playing Power Soccer and things to consider when ordering a Power Soccer wheelchair
Maureen O’Brien-Stone - Chief Executive Officer TADQ
How TADQ inspires, innovates and creates—Showing case studies and creations
Lenny Redrose - Head Barista at Red Tops
Implement creative, practical and cost-effective solutions to real and perceived blockages to employing wheelchair users.
Liz Doyle - Occupational Therapist at SOLVE
Creating custom assistive technology solutions through the presentation of case studies
Luke David - President of Power Sports Victoria
How Power Chair sports have the ability to change people’s lives
Alex Welsh - Handcycle National Champion
Overview on handbikes including how to script and tips on applying for funding
Shane Hryhorec - Push Mobility / Accessible Beaches Australia
What's required to make beaches accessible, examples of beach inclusion and progress to date
PRESSURE CARE & MANUAL MOBILITY
Helen Widdowson - Invacare / Kuschall / TopEnd – Territory Business Manager – Mobility and Seating
Fit for Function – Choosing the right equipment
Getting the right fit between the client, the manual wheelchair and seating is an essential part of the prescription process to maximize independence and function. Fit for Function will cover the skills and knowledge required in manual wheelchair assessment
Alex Welsh & Shane Hryhorec, Push Mobility
Comparison of power assist devices from a wheelchair users perspective
Overview of Smoov, SmartDrive, Alber, Twion and Stricker
Certificate of attendance provided for each registered attendee.